Category: Ongoing projects

ERMES’ project and its webinars
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ERMES’ project and its webinars

Moment from ERMES’ project webinar The ERMES’ (Effective and Respectful Mental Health Support) team adapts the training program for community interpreters to the demands of the current circumstances and offers online education with the same quality, while covering the needs of all interpreters living and working in Greece. Thessaloniki has already joined our first webinar...

Sharing Heritage, Enhancing Cohesion
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Sharing Heritage, Enhancing Cohesion

Greek Forum of Refugees in participation with 8 partners will be working on a three – year Horizon 2020 project “Enhancing Social Cohesion through Sharing the Cultural Heritage of Forced Migrations” which will be referred to as SO – CLOSE. The mission of this project is to contribute to social cohesion and to fight refugee...

ERMES’ announcement
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ERMES’ announcement

The ERMES (Effective & Respective MEntal Health Support) team would like to warmly thank all of the participants that attended the program’s trainings that started last December. In particular, we would like to thank everyone who took part in the Greek sessions started in December, and everyone who took part in the English sessions this...

ERMES: Call for participants for a community interpreters training on Mental Health
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ERMES: Call for participants for a community interpreters training on Mental Health

The Greek Forum of Refugees invites cultural mediators and interpreters to the new ERMES’ (Effective & Respectful MEntal Health Support) series of trainings on mental health and the role of the interpreter in services provided to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants. The new series of trainings will take place at the Greek Forum of Refugees’...

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ERMES: Effective & Respectful MEntal Health Support

The pilot of ERMES: Effective & Respectful MEntal Health support was launched in April 2018 and it aimed at involving qualified mediators in mental health care procedures to facilitate refugees’ access to these services and enhancing professionals’ practice when treating refugees. The pilot of the project was formed into two phases: In the first phase,...

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MATCH begins (again) this season!

The MATCH begins, once again, for the 2019 – 2020 season and the Greek Forum of Refugees’ football team is getting ready for the upcoming challenges. Ready to compete, honoring the values of mutual respect, ready to play the game, ready to play in every MATCH. Coach Kennedy is setting his plans for the team,...

ERMES : Effective & Respectful MEntal health Support
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ERMES : Effective & Respectful MEntal health Support

 For a Respectful and  Effective Approach to the Refugee Mental Health Issues through Mediation Duration April 2018 to October 2019                  Funded by   The Project The main goal of the project is to involve qualified mediators in mental health care procedures to facilitate refugees’ access to these services and enhance professionals’ practice when treating refugees....

Empowerment for Refugee Communities in Greece
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Empowerment for Refugee Communities in Greece

Duration June 2018 to November 2018                          Funded by  The Project The project revolves around two major components. First, a set of trainings is being held in order to provide appropriate means, tools and skills to several refugee communities’ members aiming at supporting and strengthening their empowerment. Improving their organization management and capacity-building remains a...

Empowerment for effective refugee participation in the local society
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Empowerment for effective refugee participation in the local society

Duration September 2017 to August 2018                      Funded by  The Project The main purpose of this grant is to provide long term organisational support to GFR to strengthen its organisational structure and core activities. Activities Strengthens the organisational capacity of the GFR through the implementation of core key staff

MATCH Social Inclusion opportunities
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MATCH Social Inclusion opportunities

Duration January 2017 to December 2018                   Funded by    The project Match social inclusion opportunities, a 2-year project co-funded by the Erasmus + Programme, Collaborative Partnership in field of Sport, intends to foster increased participation of asylum seekers, refugees and local young people in sport activities and to create a constructive dialogue between different social...

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